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Strike at SRS is over, contractor says

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:13pm

A strike by security workers at Savannah River Site has ended, according to a news release from the security contractor, Centerra Inc.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Marshal’s Office cracking down on tire dumping

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:10pm

A man facing a felony charge for an illegal dumping of 44 used tires off Old Highway 1 made his first court appearance Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Detention center to remain under partial lock-down as investigation into contraband continues

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 2:31pm

A security measure at a detention center in Augusta has shifted from full to partial Monday after authorities discovered prohibited items inside of the facility last week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Gas prices continue to fall

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:55pm

Gas prices in Augusta continue to drop as refineries move past a series of hurricanes that disrupted production.

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Savannah mother sentenced to two life terms for drowning two infant daughters

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:18pm

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Savannah mother of four on Friday was sentenced to two consecutive life prison sentences after a jury found her guilty but mentally ill of malice murder by drowning her two youngest children in a plastic tub at her home.

Read more Savannah Morning News Photos Jan Skutch

Bid for transit building at Regency Mall comes in at $14 million

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:53am

Plans to construct an $18 million transit administration and maintenance building at Regency Mall move forward Tuesday with a bid award going before an Augusta Commission committee.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking help to find man wanted for robbing local Sprint gas station

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:07am

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to find a man wanted in connection to a robbery.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Man indicted on federal charge of producing child pornography

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:02am

A man accused of creating child pornography has been indicted in U.S. District Court.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office seeking help to identify suspect in connection to fraud

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:55am

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to identify a suspect in connection to a fraudulent Sam’s Club account.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Republican candidates for Georgia governor spar in Augusta forum

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 11:27pm

Five Republicans who want to be Georgia’s next governor found a lot to agree on Sunday night during a forum in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

WAY WE WERE: Madison Woo, supporter of recreation

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 9:25pm

When Augusta businessman and civic leader Madison Woo passed away in 2012, his Chronicle obituary pointed out he was the first Asian-American elected to public office in Richmond County.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Augusta billboard recognizes those missing since 1990

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:12pm

Mical Barefield was drawn to an intersection along a road near his family’s business to view a unique billboard. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:12pm

Someone praised Tom Price for leaving since he abused taxpayer funds. We need to do that to the whining twittering Donald Trump. He’s spent more so far for security for his travels than any other president in an eight year history.

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Glynn Moore: The death of strangers, celebrities can hit us hard

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:07pm

Sometimes we are affected by the deaths of complete strangers as much as we are of loved ones.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Parkinson support group holds fundraiser

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:32am

The CSRA Parkinson Support Group held its 17th annual POP Walk, or the People of Parkinson’s Walk, Saturday, raising $43,624.75 in their primary fundraiser of the year. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Faces of Survival: Aurora Amaro

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:06am
News We Think Pink

Sept. 27 was a significant day for Aurora Amaro. It marked the end of her chemotherapy. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at mouth of Mississippi River

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:00am

NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Nate came ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River on Saturday and pelted the central Gulf Coast with wind and rain as the fast-moving storm steamed toward the Mississippi coast, where it was expected to make another landfall and threatened to inundate homes and businesses in vulnerable low-lying areas. Read more

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Augusta-area students participate in STEM activities, prepare for future

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:57pm

Plastic tubes and pots and pans were not the only science opportunities going on around the area Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Georgia continues to see developmentally disabled patients die under state care

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:55pm

The state of Georgia continues to have developmentally disabled patients die while under state care, with 160 deaths in the past fiscal year, according to a court-appointed observer. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Annual food drive marks 25th anniversary

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 8:13pm
News Business

Golden Harvest Food Bank is conducting its 25th annual It’s Spooky To Be Hungry food and funds drive this month. Read more

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